NOT REGISTERED? REGISTER HERE
Hide Advanced Search - Show Advanced Search +

We found 104 results for:

Victim aid ×
Clear

Title
& Description

News Outlet
& Journalist

Date
& Location

MEDIA TYPE
& LENGTH

NPR

Rachel Treisman

7 December 2019

New York, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

For a variety of reasons, women are less likely than men to receive CPR by a stranger, but an attachment for CPR dummies that gives the maniken silicone breasts is helping to break barriers. This phenomenon is seen wo...

News Beat

Michael Conforti

24 October 2019

New York, New York, United States

Podcast

Over 15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Prosecutors in Brooklyn and Bronx divert some violent crime cases away from traditional courts to a program called Common Justice, which gives victims a greater say in the outcome – an outcome chosen by 9 out of 10 vi...

FreshWater Cleveland

Christopher Johnston

10 October 2019

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The Cleveland Rape Crisis Center spent months deeply listening to their community before opening a new location in Shaker Square. The new location was decided upon as a direct response to the stated needs of the Afric...

PBS NewsHour

Fred de Sam Lazaro

10 September 2019

Battambang, Cambodia

Broadcast TV News

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Cambodia is littered with unexploded land mines, posing a huge threat to people even decades after the conflict. In order to help locate and remove mines, a unique organization named Apopo trains rats to sniff them ou...

The New York Times

Joseph Darius Jaafari

27 August 2019

Diepsloot, Johannesburg, South Africa

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In Diepsloot, South Africa, a small office called Lawyers Against Abuse offers legal support for sexual assault cases in a violent city that traditionally does little to address the issue. The organization offers lawy...

Law360

Jeannie O'Sullivan

18 August 2019

United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In parts of five states and the District of Columbia, domestic violence victims can avoid the trauma and logistical hassles of seeking a restraining order in court by petitioning for court protection via video. Certai...

The New York Times

Rikha Sharma Rani

19 June 2019

Miami, Florida, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Miami is home to a special type of child welfare program called CHANCE (Citrus Helping Adolescents Negatively Impacted by Commercial Exploitation) that is designed specifically for youth in foster care that have been ...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

2 April 2019

Findlay, Ohio, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Truckers Against Trafficking are making an impact in reducing sex trafficking in the US by educating truckers, their companies, and the law enforcement that intersect with commercial drivers on how to spot sex traffic...

Nigeria Health Watch

Bashar Abubakar

25 March 2019

Minna, Niger, Nigeria

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Raising awareness about sexual abuse helps create space for the support and healing of victims. Using the #ArewaMeToo campaign as a platform, women in Nigeria are drawing attention to the shortcomings of Nigeria’s sex...

The Montgomery Advertiser

Andrew Yawn

14 March 2019

Alabama, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Comfort kits provide children with a therapeutic outlet during times of disaster recovery. With disaster relief often centered on adult needs, the kits of Play-Doh, books and various toys distributed in the aftermath ...

The Montgomery Advertiser

Rikha Sharma Rani

7 March 2019

Miami, Florida, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
15
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Human trafficking has become an increasingly prevalent problem, especially in states such as Florida that host a large tourist population. To better serve the victims, Miami-Dade County has created a trauma-focused co...

Christian Science Monitor

Leslie Roberts

8 February 2019

Maiduguri, Nigeria

Text

Over 3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The Neem Foundation brings intensive counseling and 1-on-1 therapy to survivors who escaped the horrific violence of Boko Haram, a terrorist group in northeastern Nigeria. With months of aid and tough conversations, t...

California Health Report

Fran Kritz

7 February 2019

San Francisco, California, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The Wraparound Project at Zuckerman San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center turns gunshot victims' hospital stays into "a teachable moment," by providing them with services aimed at helping them avoid a repea...

Wall Street Journal

Jess McHugh

10 January 2019

United States

Text

Under 800 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Callisto Campus has given students at 12 colleges a secure, online place to record the details of sexual misconduct and to spot repeat offenders using a system that removes barriers to reporting abuse. Survivors who u...

KSHB-TV

Cat Reid

19 November 2018

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Broadcast TV News

Under 800 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A Kansas City non-profit called Healing Pathway Victim Service Agency aids children, or the "smallest co-victims" as they call them, of crimes and homicides through case management, education, victim advocacy and trau...

Al Jazeera

Kamala Thiagarajan

12 November 2018

Tamil Nadu, India

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Global Network for Equality grew out of sociological research of men imprisoned for killing their wives. Researcher KR Raja saw how many children had been effectively orphaned by such killings, and how the men's rehab...

BBC

Tricia Taormina

25 October 2018

Nepal

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
2
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Health providers are well-positioned to identify and help those who have experienced domestic violence. Nepal is one of several countries training medical workers to identify abused patients and refer them to in-hospi...

U.S. News & World Report

Beth Howard

1 October 2018

Iowa City, Iowa, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

School-sponsored instruction on affirmative consent and increased resources for victims of sexual violence on campus have brought colleges closer to meeting Title IX requirements. Across the United States, schools lik...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

27 June 2018

New York, New York, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Partnering police agencies and advocates for survivors of sexual assault in cities like Philadelphia and New York City has helped to solve some of the difficulties investigators have faced in cases of sexual assault w...

Burlington Free Press

Jess Aloe

Elizabeth Murray

6 June 2018

Burlington, Vermont, United States

Multi-Media

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
2
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Lethality assessments have proven effective at avoiding domestic violence homicides and such a tool might have saved a Vermont woman who was murdered. The 11 questions help victims understand the danger they are in an...

The New Yorker

Daniel A. Gross

1 May 2018

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In 2018, years of community activism resulted in the opening of the first advanced emergency trauma care center on Chicago’s South Side since the 1990s. One study showed gun assaults taking place more than five miles ...

The Trace

Elizabeth Van Brocklin

11 April 2018

United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Every state in the U.S. has a compensation fund to help those who experience crime with expenses like medical and dental bills and counseling. However many of the funds go untapped because victims don't know about the...

Quartz

Edward Siddons

3 March 2018

Nigeria

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Even after escaping Boko Haram, kidnapped girls and women face social exclusion. They are often viewed as potential insurgents or as guilty of inviting sexual abuse on themselves. Mobile teams coordinated by Plan Inte...

The Trace

Elizabeth Van Brocklin

12 February 2018

United States

Text

Over 3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

States and the U.S. Congress have set aside billions to compensate victims of crime to help with things like medical bills, relocation costs and counseling, but because of the numerous restrictions on applying for the...

HBO

Mariska Hargitay

Trish Adlesic

Geeta Gandbhir

8 December 2017

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Documentary

Over 15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Hundreds of thousands of rape evidence kits went untested around the nation, in large part because police and prosecutors disbelieved victims on grounds of race and class. When crimes went unexamined, serial rapists c...

I WORK IN, TEACH, OR STUDY JOURNALISM Not a journalist, but I want to learn about solutions.
AS A MEMBER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
  • Access our training curriculum or attend a training
  • Share your stories
  • Join a local community of journalists
  • Attend story workshops and events to hone your craft
  • Get funding and additional support
  • Access the full Solutions Story Tracker®
  • Save favorite stories and create collections in your user profile
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
TO JOIN, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (*=REQUIRED)

Not a journalist? Register here instead.



Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Here is what you will get:
  • Unlimited access to thousands of stories from around the world
  • First look and access to new features, tools, and resources
  • Curated newsletters with top stories
  • Invitations to SolutionsU® community events
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
  • And much more to come…
It’s easy and will take less than 2 minutes.

Journalist or J-School? Register here instead.



Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Photo Credits: Almudena Toral; Cody Pope; Matt Stokes; Kriston Bethel; Noah Friedman-Rudovsky

All other photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license, and are credited to the following photographers: Rowan El Shimi; Samuele Arcidiacono; Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum 2017 © DW/H. W. Lamberz

Thank you to SurveyHero.com for letting us create online surveys for free